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  1. advancements in fruit
    Somebody Invented Diet AvocadosIt has 30 percent of the fat, but all of the Instagrammability.
  2. terrible customers
    Group of 120 Diners Celebrating a Baptism Dines and Dashes at Spanish Restaurant“They left in a stampede,” the owner says.
  3. workplace stress
    One of the World’s Best Restaurants Now Makes Staff Attend TherapyEl Celler de Can Roca’s employees meet with a psychologist once a week to “try to defuse emotions.”
  4. heartwarming stories
    This New Restaurant Chain Serves Free Dinner to the Homeless Each NightA new Spanish chain is the brainchild of a Catholic charity that wants to give people back “some dignity.”
  5. Interviews
    Alex Stupak and Albert Adrià on Empire-Building and Experimental Cooking“Chefs here aren’t opening new restaurants; they’re making fried-chicken sandwiches.”
  6. Shortages
    The Price of Olive Oil Is About to Reach an All-Time HighThere’s been a 50 percent decline in the production of Spanish and Italian olive oils.
  7. Awful Things
    A Restaurant Killed a Customer by Serving Him Detergent Instead of WineAn employee reportedly stored the cleaner in a bottle of white wine.
  8. Lists
    All About Spain’s El Celler de Can RocaThe chef is credited as the first to use an immersion circulator.
  9. Bankruptcy
    Sandwich Import 100 Montaditos Is Actually BankruptThe chain has canceled plans to open 29 more locations in New York.
  10. Hangers-On
    The People Who Dive for New York’s Hottest New Ingredient Are Stone-Cold“It’s normal to run into trouble. I have 36 stitches in my legs, and 18 in my armpit.”
  11. Expansions
    Mugaritz Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz Opening ‘Casual’ Restaurant NextMugaritz is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best restaurants.
  12. El Bulli
    El Bulli Reopening for the Sake of Method ActingFerran Adrià wants to immerse actors in his world for a forthcoming film.
  13. Mediavore
    Miso Not Just For Soup Anymore; Are Pollutants Making Us Fat?It’s not just what we eat, but what’s in what we eat that could be endangering our waistlines.
  14. Interviews
    Marcie Turney Talks Tapas, ‘Carmen’ and What to Expect at JamoneraThe new Spanish tapas bar from Barbuzzo’s owners opens this weekend.
  15. Mediavore
    Taco Bell Upgrading Ingredients; The Joy of Food FightsThe chain promises to use “fresh” foods, making us quite concerned about what they were serving before.
  16. Mediavore
    EPA Trucks Water In Where Gas Drilling Polluted Wells; Yes, There Is a KosherPlus: Wines from the Galicia region are much different from all other Spanish wines; and a nutty new theory about how to treat E. coli, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. The Gold Watch
    Jonathan Gold Eats España, Accepts Ferran Adria’s WaysThe once molecular-phobic critic eats some of Spain’s coolest dishes. And we think he likes it!
  18. Spain
    José Andrés Compares Seamus Mullen to HemingwayHe’s a one-man melting pot.
  19. Mediavore
    Shark Fin Purveyors Are Fuming; Meet Swedish Chef Magnus NilssonThe sandwich chain wants you to have it your way, without sullying your fingers with cash.
  20. Mediavore
    It’s Time for Tomatina; July Unkind To The Restaurant IndustryCiting economic pessimism, diners stayed home this summer.
  21. Mediavore
    Spain Introduces An Electronic Tongue; Wendy’s Sues FranchiseesSo far the crazy new device is used to taste-test wines.
  22. Mediavore
    Camden Imposes Curfew on Late Night Takeout Joints; Wendy’s SuesPlus: A Wilmington shopkeep is dead after an attempted robbery goes bad; and Spain develops an “electronic tongue” to taste wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Menus
    McCrossen’s Dabbles In the Tastes of SpainThe new monthly culinary explorations begins tonight with a focus on Spain.
  24. Menus
    Garces’ Tinto Runs With the BullsWhile foolhardy thrill seekers risk life and limb, Iron Chef Garces puts forth a tasting menu inspired by the northern Spanish city where the bulls run.
  25. Foodievents
    R2L Kicks Off Its Summer Wine Series With a Focus on SpainEach week R2L will transport guests to a different wine region.
  26. Viva Espana
    Where Were You When Spain Won?The scene at La Nacional and other Spanish strongholds yesterday.
  27. Menus
    Jose Andres Brings Spanish Winemaker to Saam DinnerAlejandro Fernandez gets Andres credit for putting Spain on the wine map.
  28. Mediavore
    Seinfeld Sued for Slandering Cookbook Author; Jamie Oliver Mulls Baby NamesA sitcom star could land in court for upsetting a toque and a celebrity chef may be over-thinking his child’s name.
  29. Mediavore
    Hudsonville Ice Cream Arrives; Feminists Embrace Ultra-LocavorismPlus: A convicted mobster’s liquor license saga, and the rise of the gastrohotel, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    Jay Leno Offered a Jaws Jumbo Burger Franchise; Cops Pistol Whip Citizen atWill the talk show host go into the fast food business if his show flops?
  31. Other Cities
    And This Is What Spain’s ‘Ham Trail’ Leads ToRuffles con jamón?
  32. Mediavore
    Iron Chef America Admits White House Fabrications; Aussie KFC Ad EnragesIngredients did not come from the Presidential garden, the Food Network discloses.
  33. Mediavore
    Tiger Woods Loses His Focus; Man Arrested for Stealing LeftoversTiger Woods sees his Gatorade product dropped, while a hungry, hungry man gets arrested.
  34. Blechtacular
    Lowbrow Brilliant: Spanish Pizza in a ConeIntroducing molecular gross-tronomy.
  35. Foreign Exchanges
    Adrià Protégé Felip Planas Will Cook at MercatA look at his seven-course menu.
  36. Openings
    Spanish Enfant Terrible Jesús Nuñez Hopes to Bring Shark CarpaccioEdible cocktails, too!
  37. Slideshow
    ‘A Day at elBulli’: An Exclusive Slideshow and ExcerptWith his upcoming events sold out, this may be your only chance to get into the mind of Ferran Adrià.
  38. Party Lines
    Gwyneth Steals Mario’s Show, But What About Next Season?While Paltrow hangs with Bono, Batali discusses the challenges of doing a food show in Italy.
  39. Super Mario
    Will Mario and Gwyneth’s ‘On the Road’ Be Like ‘Y TuThe press release for “On the Road Again” makes Mario Batali’s Spanish road trip sound like some kind of hotness.
  40. NewsFeed
    Bourdain Says New York Will Never Match SpainIs he selling his hometown short?